2005 - Present Realtor Associate for over 7 years; Member of the Fort Lauderdale Board of Realtors and National Association of Realtors
Born and raised in Fort Lauderdale; Graduated from St Mark's Episcopal Middle School and St Thomas Aquinas High School
BS from the University of Florida with a Psychology major and a Business minor
Enjoys history, running, golfing, bowling, is a major Dolphins, Marlins, Heat, Hurricanes and Gators fan, and loves playing Fantasy Football and Baseball.
I am a Fort Lauderdale native, born and raised in the local area. Growing up, I was always involved with extra-curricular activities through school and church. I graduated from Fort Lauderdale High School and later graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Communications. My current hobbies include spending time with my family, traveling, and volunteering with various youth programs and organizations.
I am a licensed Realtor. I specialize in representing my clients in the purchase and sale of single-family residences and income property within Fort Lauderdale. I truly love this area and pride myself on my knowledge of current transactions, school districts, neighborhood information, and related services, including mortgage, insurance and inspection information.
I am a customer driven Realtor dedicated to achieving results and providing exceptional service. If you are in the market to buy or sell a home, I will put my 14 years of real estate expertise to work for you.
Real Estate Executive with over 35 years experience in acquisitions, dispositions, lease transactions, horizontal and vertical development and investment management of institutional quality commercial real estate throughout the U.S.
2010 - Present Joined the Gardner Real Estate Team Assisting with general Real Estate sales and specializing in residential and commercial investment properties
1995-2009 Senior Vice President - Metropolis Investment Holdings Inc Responsible for the acquisition, disposition, and investment management of a $2.4 billion portfolio of office, retail and land holdings
1973- 1994 Executive Vice President and C.O.O. Stiles Corporation Responsible for the growth of the company inot a fully integrated Real Estate Holding Co. that developed nearby 1000 acres of Commercial land +/- 5 million square feet of office, Industrial and retail projects
Professional Affilitations, NAIOP, ULI, ICSC, Fort Lauderdale Board of Realtors
Married 38 years with two children; 39 year resident on the east side of Fort Lauderdale, 20 year resident of Coral Ridge. Enjoys family activities, golf, tennis, playing Fantasy Football and Baseball, and playing piano and guitar
8 yrs background working as Mortgage and Title Processor
Constant updates on all transactions to all parties involved in the sale through email and phone calls
Coordinates all timelines in the contract for inspections, second deposits, mortgage approvals, and appraisals
Documents all dates and terms of the contract and sees that deadlines are met
Condo and Homeowner Association approval deadlines are met
Copies the Gardner Team on all her emails to any party involved in the sale
Notifies us when any further negotiations are needed by us
Closed well over 1000 sales
Mother of 3 children
Works for us Monday - Friday 9-5PM
Donna is our transaction coordinator who handles the sale once the contract is executed. She coordinates appointments for the sale and stays on top of all of our deadlines that have to be met. Donna has become a wonderful asset to our business because she does not miss out on any of the necessay deadlines that are required to see that your sale gets to the closing table!
I have been using The Gardner Team for over 10 years to purchase, sell, and rent my real estate. With the Team recently expanding to 3 members, the quality of their service is second to none. I found them to be easily available 7 days a week, and they return all calls. They are dependable, professional, and knowledgeable. I am always treated with dignity and respect, and they get the transaction completed.user1251478 - Coral Ridge, Ft. Lauderdale Home Seller